No slouch

adjective phrase

Very able or competent; skilled • Often followed by at something: She’s no slouch at finding good restaurants/ When it comes to golf he is definitely no slouch

[1796+; fr British dialect slouch, ”awkward, lazy person,” found by 1515]


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